This little hack will speed up your Apple iPhone 5 on T-Mobile

This little hack will speed up your Apple iPhone 5 on T-Mobile
Nearly a month ago an official carrier update started arriving for the unlocked or AT&T Apple iPhone 5 devices on T-Mobile unlocking 4G LTE connectivity, but as good as that sounded, the same update also crippled speeds on the carrier’s 1900MHz network.

It was obvious something was a bit broken in the update and two crafty hackers took on the task to find out exactly what. @joe012594 and @cooldayr2 bring the solution hacking the carrier update, “increasing the amount of bandwidth allowing for better throughput of data and data connection.”

Good news is the hack does not break any of the improvements that come with this update. The full instructions with plentiful technical details are at the source below and you don’t need to have your iPhone jailbroken for this to work. This little hack works on both the official T-Mobile iPhone 5 and the AT&T or unlocked iPhone 5.

source: TMoNews

Before and after the hack.

Before and after the hack.


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iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)

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12 Comments

1. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Apple iOS 7 feature called Project soap!

5. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

so now u can take bath with iphone ........ lol

6. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

I think the icons are now inside a bubble, which you need to pop to tap on the icon! :D

8. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Sooo not funny. You shoulda deleted that.

11. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

Ok bubbles deleted! :P

3. shahulvm

Posts: 124; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Please have a look at the time when the tests was conducted. At 6:45pm, everybody would be using the mobile data whilst at 12:35AM, they would be sleeping. Only benchmarkers would be awake at that hour to prove their numbers are superior...

4. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Not true, time of day or early morning has absolutely nothing to do with it; the reality is that, the average response time (or turn-around time) for any iPhone is about 6 hours. Therefore, this test is 100% iAccurate!!

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Actually if you're connected to a cellular network, or open wifi it has everything to do with it... Oh and one more thing, iPhones are for people who want them and so are galaxy s3's 4's and notes.

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Word of advice, arguing with PAPINYC is moot. He's about as informed, and intelligent as a Dorito. Do yourself a favor...thumb him down, and keep it moving.

7. shahulvm

Posts: 124; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Do you know something called "Data Traffic"?

12. theoak

Posts: 324; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

It removes your hotspot ability though. It basically allows the phone to decide which frequency is stronger, versus defaulting to one regardless. If you don't hotspot, it is probably worth the hack.

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